Reference materials and useful links

 

1. ‘Looked after children and registration’:

http://www.legalvoice.org.uk/local-authorities-fail-act-childrens-citizenship/

2. ‘Good character’ requirement on children’s registration as British citizens’:

http://www.legalvoice.org.uk/british-citizenship-for-young-migrants-and-bad-                       character-provisions/

3.  ‘Children are being priced out of their rights’:

http://www.legalvoice.org.uk/children-priced-rights/

4. ‘British born children entitled to British citizenship caught in an evidence trap’:

http://www.legalvoice.org.uk/british-born-children-entitled-citizenship-caught-                    evidence-trap/

5.  ‘Being British Citizen is one thing but proving it is another’ (Citizenship of Children             born to EEA nationals):

http://www.legalvoice.org.uk/british-one-thing-proving-another/

6. Comprehensive Fees_Briefing_revised_8_April_2017   for lawyers and academics

7.   Submissions to  Parliament on UK’s records on children’s citizenship right:                                                                          http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/human-rights-committee/childrens-rights/written/40459.pdf

8.  Article for social workers published by No Recourse to Public Funds (NRFP):

http://www.nrpfnetwork.org.uk/News/Pages/british-citizenship-children.aspx

9. Briefing  for Parliamentarians on Children’s British registration fees, April 2017

PRCBC MPs Briefing on fees revised 6 April 2017

10. Children’s Human Rights Network of Amnesty-UK  blog and petition on children’s                registration fee:

https://www.amnesty.org.uk/blogs/childrens-human-rights-network-blog/uk-price-              citizenship

11.  Article in the Vice: ‘The British-Born Kids Who Can’t Afford to Be British’

https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/534zx8/the-british-born-kids-who-cant-afford-to-         be-british

12.      AI-UK press release on Chris Riddell (children’s Laureate) children’s                             registration fee.

https://www.amnesty.org.uk/press-releases/childrens-laureate-urges-next-uk-                       government-address-three-inequalities-harming

And Article in the Guardian:

https://www.theguardian.com/books/ng-interactive/2017/jun/04/dear-next-pm-heres-         how-to-make-kids-lives-better

13.  Stateless children born in the UK:

http://www.legalvoice.org.uk/no-state-to-be-in/

14.  Blog for ENS on stateless children born in the UK with an entitlement to                registration:

http://www.statelessness.eu/blog/barriers-citizenship-facing-stateless-children-born- uk

15.   Note for ILPA (ILPA members only) on a recent high court judgment of MK v           SSHD (evidence and meaning of stateless in relation to entitlement application of stateless children born in the UK):

http://www.ilpa.org.uk/login.php?redirect=%2Fresource%2F33359%2Fcasenote-on-r-on-the-application-of-mk-a-child-by-her-litigation-friend-cae-v-secretary-of-state-for%3Faction%3Dresource%26id%3D33359%26action%3Dresource%26id%3D33359&status=-4

16. Note for Lexis Nexis (subscribers only) on high court judgment of MK v SSHD:

https://www.lexisnexis.com/uk/lexispsl/immigration/document/412012/5NWJ-78G1-DYW7-W1T7-00000-00/Statelessness_and_the_registration_of_British_citizenship__R__on_the_application_of_MK__v_SSHD_

17.  Church of England motion on British citizenship fees

https://www.churchofengland.org/media-centre/news/2017/07/synod-debates-cost-of-applying-for-citizenship.aspx

18.   Training slides on British citizenship for young persons:

http://www.childrenbritishcitizenship.co.uk/

19. Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration (ICIBI) Report: A short inspection of the Home Office’s application of the good character requirement in the case of young persons who apply for registration as British citizens:

http://icinspector.independent.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/A-short-inspection-of-the-Home-Office—s-application-of-the-good-character-requirement1.pdf

20.  The Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector’s report: ‘A Short Inspection of the Home Office’s application of the good character requirement in the case of young persons who apply for registration as British citizens’

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/home-office-response-to-the-report-a-short-inspection-of-the-home-offices-application-of-the-good-character-requirement-in-the-case-of-young-persons